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their product in america, in baltimore city, a high-quality wire steel product, sells their product in america, exports their product to other countries, and creates more jobs here in america. that's a success story, mr. president. and that's the type of story, i've given up on -- a lot of people have given up on steel. we can't give up on steel. we need to make it in america. let me tell you about another success story. tomorrow i'll be at english american tailoring which is located in westminster right near baltimore in maryland. well, they manufacturer suits -- they manufacture suits in america. they make it in america. we're able to do it. all they ask for is a level playing field, and, mr. president, we took some steps in the senate finance committee yesterday to give that level playing field by what we call the wool trust fund which deals with inverse tariffs. we need to make sure our laws are fair. the shocking thing about clothing, it actually have higher tariffs on the raw material making it impossible to manufacture in america than the finished product coming into america. we correct
for indian education in baltimore city public schools and then on to the federal government. my dad was a social worker in baltimore city. they made is very clear early on we were expected to go to college, but my senior year, i had different ideas. i thought that i would probably take a year off and maybe join the american indian dance theater, which was a really big deal back when i was in high school, and then i'd go to college. my parents pretty much handed me the application saying sign here. you have a full scholarship to morgan state, which is my local school in baltimore. you start in three weeks. orientation is sunday. pack your bags. that's pretty much how i started going to school is because i had that family support that really encouraged me and pushed me and created high expectations for me. from there, i studied electrical engineering for three years before i really -- before i was frustrated enough to change it to political science even though i came in there on an germing degree, it was not my passion. i did not enjoy it. i spent many evenings in my dorm room upset,
and then the federal government and my dad was a social worker at baltimore city. they made it very clear early on we were expected to go to college but my senior year i had different ideas and i thought i would probably take a year off and may be joined the dance theater which was a big deal back when i was in high school and then go to college until my parents pretty much handed the the application and said you have a full scholarship to morgan state, which is my local school in baltimore. you start in three weeks, orientation is on sunday. pack your bags. so that is pretty much how i started going to school and because i had that family support that encouraged me and pushed me and created these high expectations. from there studied electrical engineering for three years before i really -- for i was frustrated enough to change to political science even the white tiemann on an engineering degree it wasn't my passion and i didn't enjoy it. i spent many evenings a my door more upset, not sure how wires went to make it to class or do the cellmark and so my mom said you just have to look into your heart
, of course, is my home city of baltimore, where the water infrastructure is historic as some of its buildings, well over 100 years old. we've talked about this issue, but, madam president, i just want to bring to your attention that this past monday in baltimore, 120-year-old water main broke creating a massive crater in downtown baltimore on one of the busiest streets in our city. i've been told it's going to take a couple of weeks before that can be fixed. i've also been told that as a result, downtown baltimore was flooded and sending thousands of workers home, costing businesses countless loss of revenue. now, okay, you say these things happen. well, in baltimore we have a water main break at the rate of about two or three a day, causing a lot of cost, because our city workers have to go out and dig it up and have to cut off water service, homes are inconvenienced by not having the ability to get their water. and we go through this again and again. what we need to do is upgrade our water infrastructure. we all understand that. we need to make that investment. and these major water main br
this photograph was taken? the 1920's, 1930's? i remember growing up in baltimore and seeing all the different clothing manufacturers that were located in my city, so perhaps this is an historic photograph. mr. president, it's not. it was just recently taken in westminster, maryland. it's the english tailoring company. 380 jobs in maryland, producing the finest suits in the world. i say that because we can succeed in manufacturing in america. the last 28 months, we have seen an increase of 500,000 jobs in manufacturing in america. that's the largest growth since 1995 in our country. we've got to fight for our jobs and keep our jobs here in america. english american tailoring union employees, i had a chance to talk with them. they're -- they're happy not because they have a job, because everyone's happy to have a job. they know they have a good job and they have a company that cares about them, and they take pride in the product they are making. made in america. make it in america. we have. we have in maryland, in the united states. they make the best custom suits i think in the world because i
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